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Organic Bilberry
Organic Bilberry


 
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Common Name

Standardized: bilberry
Other: European blueberry, huckleberry, whortleberry

Botanical Name

Vaccinium myrtillus L.
Plant Family: Ericaceae

Overview

Also known as "Black Hearts" according to Thomas Hardy in his 1878 novel The Return of the Native, the European bilberry bush is a close relative of American blueberries, cranberries, and huckleberries. It flourishes in damp acidic soil throughout temperate and sub arctic regions of the world. The bilberry has a long history of taditional use. The English used it as a dye for wool due to its wonderful dark blue/purple coloring. Bilberry antioxidant properties help maintain good health and fight free radicals.*

Uses And Preparations

Dried fruit, jam, as a tea, encapsulated, liqueurs, wines, and desserts.

Precautions

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.

Additional information
  • Manufacturer: Smile Herb Shop Product Form Factor: Bulk / Organic Bilberry Product Variation: Ounces

    Sold by the ounce.

    Bulk Discounts:
    4+ oz = 10% off
    8+ oz = 15% off
    16+ oz = 20% off

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